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Crop biotechnology and the African farmer

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  • Eicher, Carl K.
  • Maredia, Karim
  • Sithole-Niang, Idah

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  • Eicher, Carl K. & Maredia, Karim & Sithole-Niang, Idah, 2006. "Crop biotechnology and the African farmer," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 31(6), pages 504-527, December.
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